The Greater Washington Academy completed year two of their summer college program. Join friends of First Star as they celebrate the accomplishments of the Greater Washington Academy students during the closing ceremony and celebration.
First Star Academy Program Foster youth are often denied access to adequate educational and residential programs that meet their unique needs within a supportive environment. The damaging effects of growing up in foster care without [...]
2015-11-18T19:26:46+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Categories: Stories, Video|Comments Off on First Star Family
Students and supporters of First Star Greater Washington Academy celebrated the completion of both year number one and the inaugural summer academy program at George Washington University. This ceremony took place on July 31, 2013 [...]
Students in the Greater Washington Academy summer college program performed at a talent show held in the Hand Chapel on the campus of George Washington University. First Star board members, mentors, students and others affiliated [...]
Peter Samuelson has been described as a "serial pro-social entrepreneur". In 1982, inspired by a little boy battling an inoperable brain tumor, Peter conceived of the Starlight Children's Foundation — an international charity dedicated to [...]
The Children's Rights Litigation Committee (CRLC) is engaged in a multiyear project to ensure that every child involved in an abuse and neglect case is appointed a quality lawyer. Lawyers can improve outcomes for foster [...]